Hollywood actress Hazel Court dies at 82

April 18th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by admin  

San Francisco, April 18 (DPA) English-born actress Hazel Court has died at the age 82, according to reports. She starred in horror movies made by cult director Roger Corman in the 1960s, including “The Raven”, “The Masque of the Red Death” and “The Curse of Frankenstein”.

Performing opposite Vincent Price, Boris Karloff and Peter Lorre, Court was known for her blood-curdling screams and terrifying death scenes.

She died following a heart attack Tuesday at her home in Lake Tahoe, California, the Reno Gazette Journal newspaper reported Thursday.

Before her work in Hollywood, Court performed in numerous love stories and dramas in Britain, and later worked in numerous US television series.

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